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Nov 12, 2012 3:00pm PST
to raising taxes on the rich? >> there's no question about it. john boehner was sounding, you know, like there might be some way to compromise on that issue. and i love bill crystal, what he had to say about it. who is somewhat of a leader of the more conservative branch of the republican party. so i'm optimistic. but we don't need all the republicans to go along. we need enough rational republicans and then the democrats can provide the rest of of the votes in we get a fair compromise. but anything less than fair that protects the middle class, the president has said he's not going to sign it. >> cynthia, the "new york times" reported on a conference call john boehner the speaker had and it's very interesting what tone he set and a gop senator. let me give you the quote p the quote from the "times" is that their party lost badly, mr. boehner said, they had to avoid the nasty showdowns that marked much of the last two years. members on the call subdued and dark, murmured words of support. that's interesting. and then you had senator bob corker, a key member of the banking committee, went
MSNBC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
to sign it. >> cynthia, the "new york times" reported on a conference call john boehner the speaker had and it's very interesting what tone he set and a gop senator. let me give you the quote p the quote from the "times" is that their party lost badly, mr. boehner said, they had to avoid the nasty showdowns that marked much of the last two years. members on the call subdued and dark, murmured words of support. that's interesting. and then you had senator bob corker, a key member of the banking committee, went on fox news and said the wealthy should contribute more. listen to this. >> we know there has to be revenues and i think -- look, i haven't met a wealthy republican or democrat in tennessee that's in the willing to contribute more as long as they know we solved the problem. >> i mean, we know there has to be more revenues. i haven't met a wealthy republican or democrat that's not willing to contribute more. it's amazing what an election can do to some people. >> indeed it does sound as though reality is beginning to intrude because all we've heard up to now is absolute no we won't
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
and forward and john boehner has said something that is more striking. he's almost acting like the tea party doesn't exist. let me show you what he said about when he was questioning about the tea party. >> we don't have a tea party caucus toll speak of in the house. all of us elected in 2010 were supported by the tea party. these are ordinary americans who have taken a more active role in their government. they want solutions. we've all come a long way over the last two years. i think we all understand each other a lot better. >> dana, i mean, clearly the tea party raised a lot of pressure, raised a lot of the attention and energy in 2010 that elected announced members of that party in the republican party as the new members of congress. >> sure, there's something about what the speaker says there that is accurate in the sense that there really is no distinction anymore. there's not some separate tea party caucus. that's really the problem that the speaker is dealing with. he's starting to make some noise about striking a deal. he's going to get a whole earful from his caucus, 75, 85% of wh
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